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Background: Acute appendicitis is among typical surgical emergency. Subhepatic appendicitis is rare and difficult to diagnose and manage.
A 59-year-old lady with no known
medical condition which has undifferentiated right abdominal pain
Difficulties come upon diagnosis and management due to retrocaecal subhepatic appendix mal location.
Subhepatic appendicitis is a rare occurrence,
and its unusual location makes identification difficult.
Awareness of various area of the appendix, a high index of suspicion and radiological imaging is required for prompt diagnosis and management